Asimov's biographical encyclopedia of science and technology: the lives and achievements of 1510 great scientists from ancient times to the present chronologically arranged
Each numbered entry gives short to lengthy biographical information. Chronological arrangement. Most biographies from previous editions have been expanded as new information became available to author. Subject and name index.
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BUCHNER Eduard 903
SIMPSON Sir James Young 567
HAWKING Stephen William 1510
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